Del Mar Stable News

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Odds-On Eda Walks Her Beat in Taking Desi Arnaz Saturday

Eda © Benoit Photo Baoma Corp’s Eda, the 1-5 favorite in a field of five juvenile fillies, lay up close early, then just zoomed away late to tally by four and a quarter lengths Saturday...

Stable Notes November 13, 2021

Messier © Benoit Photo BACK TO BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR BAFFERT POST BREEDERS’ CUP It may be easier for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert to decompress and recover from last week’s Breeders’ Cup World...

Lava Lane Comes on Late to Take Del Mar Friday Feature

Lava Lane © Benoit Photo Rick or Sharon Waller’s Lava Lane overcame traffic and space trouble in the lane Friday afternoon at Del Mar and came away a one and a half-length winner of the...

Baffert Trio Looms Large in Sunday's Bob Hope Stakes

Winning Map © Benoit Photo Trainer Bob Baffert has Sunday’s Grade III Bob Hope Stakes at Del Mar surrounded. The white-haired, Hall of Fame conditioner has not one, not two, but three of the five...

Stable Notes November 12, 2021

Eda © Benoit Photo JUVENILES IN SPOTLIGHT FOR ARNAZ, HOPE WEEKEND STAKES Two-year-olds of promise will be on display in both the featured events on the second weekend as the Bing Crosby Season resumes after...

Filly Eda Stands Out Saturday in Del Mar's Desi Arnaz Stakes

Eda © Benoit Photo Baoma Corp’s Eda, a daughter of Munnings coming off a smart stakes tally at Santa Anita a little less than three weeks ago, looms a stout favorite to handle four female...

Seven Cal-Bred Distaffers Sprint in Friday's Headliner

Following a break after a big week of Breeders’ Cup racing at Del Mar, the horses get back into action Friday with an eight-race card highlighted by an allowance/claiming turf sprint featuring California-bred fillies and...

Bella Vita Best Sunday in Del Mar's Betty Grable

Bella Vita © Benoit Photo Kaleem Shah’s Bella Vita sat a good trip, then zoomed to the lead at the head of the stretch and went on to a length and a half victory in...

Stable Notes November 7, 2021

© Eclipse Sportswire / Breeders' Cup WITH BREEDERS’ CUP BEHIND, DM-BASED HORSEMEN LOOK AHEAD Del Mar passed its second test as a Breeders’ Cup World Championships venue with high marks for excellent races over track...

Breeders' Cup World Championships November 7, 2021 Notes

Knicks Go/Essential Quality – Trainer Brad Cox extended his Breeders’ Cup streak to four straight years with at least one Breeders’ Cup World Championships win when Knicks Go put an exclamation point on the 2021...